[cryptography] [info] The NSA Is Building the Country's Biggest Spy Center (Watch What You Say)

Peter Gutmann pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz
Sat Mar 24 02:02:25 EDT 2012


"Jeffrey I. Schiller" <jis at qyv.net> writes:

>I bet the word "Perfect" mis-leads quite a few people. It isn't perfect
>(unless you take as axiomatic that the cipher in question cannot be broken).
>
>Maybe the term should be renamed "Forward Secrecy... for now." :-)

You could call it Pretty-good Forward Secrecy, thus retaining the PFS
abbreviation.

Or PFS-E&OE.

Peter.



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